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Vermont moves toward labeling of GMO foods

| |Thursday, Apr. 24, 2014

Vermont lawmakers have passed the country's first state bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods, underscoring a division between powerful lobbyists for the U.S. food industry and an American public that overwhelmingly says it approves of the idea.

In Disney's shadow, homeless families struggle

| |Thursday, Apr. 24, 2014

When they moved from Georgia to the theme park playground of central Florida four years ago, Anthony and Candice Johnson found work at a barbecue restaurant and a 7-Eleven. Their combined salaries nevertheless fell short of what they needed to rent an apartment, so the couple and their two children have instead been hopping among cheap motel rooms along U.S. 192.

Tape released of woman who pointed gun at Ford

|Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014

Nearly 40 years after a former Manson family member pointed a gun at President Gerald Ford, the audiotape from her pretrial psychiatric examination has been made public.

Olivia Wilde, Jason Sudeikis welcome baby boy

|Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014

It's a boy for Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis.

Today in History

|Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014

Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

Pineda tossed for pine tar; Red Sox beat Yanks 5-1

| |Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014

Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected for using pine tar less than two weeks after appearing to get away with using a foreign substance in another game against Boston, and the Red Sox beat New York 5-1 on Wednesday night.

A look at Oklahoma's execution drug secrecy case

|Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014

The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled late Wednesday that death row inmates Clayton Lockett and Charles Warner are not entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them. The court, which is the highest in the state for civil cases, had previously halted their executions, even though critics said only the Oklahoma Court of Appeals can issue stays. The Court of Appeals is the highest in the state for criminal cases. Here is a look at the inmates' legal challenge:

Complaint: Ex-Blue Angels head led lewd workplace

|Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014

A former commanding officer of the Navy's Blue Angels allowed, and in some cases encouraged, sexually explicit humor and inappropriate comments among members of the famed precision flying team, the U.S. Navy contended Wednesday.

10 Things to See in Sports: AP's top sports photos

|Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014

Here's a look at some of the defining moments, exciting scenes, triumphs and defeats from the world of sports.

Management, safety cited for radiation release

| |Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014

Poor management, an eroding safety culture, ineffective maintenance and a lack of proper oversight are being blamed for a radiation release that contaminated 21 workers and shuttered the federal government's nuclear waste dump two months ago in southeastern New Mexico.